Tag Archives: Dallas Observer

Score!

by Suzanne Calvin

It was an amazing thing to see: 15 thousand people, most of whom stayed all the way through the curtain calls and many of whom–I’ll bet–walked away with a completely different impression of this art form we call “opera.” It was a grand night for the Dallas Opera, The Dallas Foundation, and Cowboys Stadium, but […]

The Critics, Part Two

by Suzanne Calvin

Time to begin a new page of reviews, I think, and we’ll start with Katie Womack’s smart assessment of “La traviata,” being performed tonight, as well as April 21st, 27th and 29th (matinee) in the Winspear. Ms. Womack writes in this week’s issue of the “Observer”: “Lead by strong vocal and instrumental performances and underscored by a stunning […]

Proverbial Talk of the Town

by Suzanne Calvin

  Yes, as suspected, the announcement that the Dallas Opera and Cowboys Stadium have partnered for an April 28th live simulcast of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” has quickly become the talk of the town. You may select from a variety of journalistic takes on the upcoming event… From Daniel J. Wakin at “The New York Times” Classical Music […]

George Steel, on a “High Note”

by Suzanne Calvin

If you missed this week’s Dallas “Observer,” you missed a fascinating article by Jesse Hyde about The Dallas Opera’s new general director, George Steel.  You can avail yourself of his timely analysis right here. We’re glad to see that the “cultural conversation” Steel frequently alludes to, is already heating up! Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. Dir. of […]

George Steel, on a "High Note"

by tdoadmin

If you missed this week’s Dallas “Observer,” you missed a fascinating article by Jesse Hyde about The Dallas Opera’s new general director, George Steel.  You can avail yourself of his timely analysis right here. We’re glad to see that the “cultural conversation” Steel frequently alludes to, is already heating up! Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. Dir. of […]